The Cornish Cross is a hybrid of the Cornish and the Plymouth White chicken, which are bred to produce the meat you see in the grocery stores across the country. These meat chickens are very large, with all white feathers and…

Let’s talk about the Cornish Cross Broilers. What are Cornish Cross broilers? The Cornish Cross Rock is a hybrid developed by crossing the commercial Cornish chicken with a White Plymouth Rock chicken. Our special matings produce baby chicks with broad…

Yes! The flesh, skin, and bones of these chickens are completely black or charcoal gray. Their unusual black color is due to fibromelanosis, a rare genetic mutation of hyperpigmentation believed to have first arisen in china. Their Mandarin name, wu…

HOW TO KEEP FLIES UNDER CONTROL IN YOUR COOP Chickens bring all kinds of things into your life.  Eggs, Joy. Silly antics,  And flies. poop attracts flies, and since chickens are little pooping machines,  the fly population will increase by…

  When customers order a few dozen chicks through a mail-order catalog, or online, they are not sure what to expect.  They prepare their coop and know the date the chicks are scheduled to arrive at the post office.  When the…